András Kovács

born in 1947 in Budapest, where he studied Philosophy, History and Sociology. From 1978 to 1990 he was banned from academia due to his political activity in the democratic opposition. He is professor at the Central European University in Budapest, and a senior researcher at the Institute for Minority Research of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. His main subjects are anti-Semitism, post-war Jewish identities in Europe, minority research. He lives in Budapest.